It is important to note that while all endodontists are dentists, less than three percent of dentists or endodontists. The term endodontist denotes a specialization of a form of dentistry. There are additional training focuses mostly on tooth pain and performing root canal treatments and other procedures that all relate to the integrity of the tooth structure. An endodontists’ most important job is to save a diseased tooth and keep it from being a patient’s loss.
There are a number of differences between endodontics and general dentistry. Some of these differences include:
Many patients fret at the idea and possibility of a root canal, but at Peak Dental in Austin, TX, we want all of our patients to remember the above information to know that our top priority is to manage pain, and to save your teeth.
If you are currently experiencing tooth pain and are worried about the safety of your tooth, be sure to give our Austin, TX, office an email to finally receive a solution to a problem that may have been plaguing you for some time now. We would love the chance to get to treat you and show you why endodontics is much less scary than many believe.